Meet the Emerging Leaders Network Team

Kirstin Wiegmann

Director of Education + Community Engagement, Forecast Public Art

Forecast Public Art
2300 Myrtle Ave, Suite 160
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55114
T 651-641-1128 ext.110

Kirstin Wiegmann is the Director of Education and Community Engagement and Forecast Public Art where her work expands Forecast's reach by testing new models of engagement with community partners and stakeholders. Kirstin leads Forecast's Education initiative focusing on deepening educational opportunities for educators and teaching artists to increase public art learning in classroom settings. Kirstin also facilitates workshops that support learning and co-learning for artists, teaching artists and community members interested in public art and hosts events like the Public Art Scrambler and OpenSpace/OpenBar that invite people to learn, explore and problem solve around issues and ideas related to public art. Kirstin moonlights as a facilitator and coach, leading retreats, workshops and professional development grounded in participation and creativity for for- and non-profits alike.

Kirstin chairs the Board of In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre and serves as an active member of the American's for the Arts Emerging Leaders Council. She teaches Leadership and Cultural Policy in Saint Mary's University's department of Arts and Cultural Management. Her favorite pastime is making pickles and camping in the woods.